California Politics Podcast

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Sinopsis

The Golden State's longest running political podcast, launched in 2006. Hosted by John Myers, Sacramento bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times.

Episodios

  • June 8: The Votes Are In

    June 8: The Votes Are In

    08/06/2018 Duración: 53min

    This week, we sort through all of the detailed results of the races for governor and U.S. Senate in California's June 5 statewide primary. And we examine the takeaways of this wild, top-two primary election. With John Myers, Melanie Mason and Seema Mehta of the Los Angeles Times.

  • June 1: The Pre-Primary Podcast

    June 1: The Pre-Primary Podcast

    01/06/2018 Duración: 43min

    This week: The statewide primary is only hours away. We take one final look at the races for governor and U.S. Senate along with new statewide public polling. With John Myers, Melanie Mason and Seema Mehta of the Los Angeles Times.

  • May 18: The Campaign Ads

    May 18: The Campaign Ads

    19/05/2018 Duración: 57min

    This week: We give a listen to some of the most interesting television ads in California political races on airwaves everywhere -- plus, the big news of Trump's endorsement in the race for governor. Then, we discuss the end of the sexual harassment investigation involving a female Democratic legislator. And the politics lightning round! With John Myers and Melanie Mason of the Los Angeles Times

  • May 11: The Candidates Debate

    May 11: The Candidates Debate

    12/05/2018 Duración: 46min

    This week: We look back at Tuesday's prime-time debate of the major candidates for governor. With John Myers and Melanie Mason of the Los Angeles Times

  • May 4: Republicans Rally, The Debate Looms

    May 4: Republicans Rally, The Debate Looms

    05/05/2018 Duración: 51min

    This week: California Republicans gather for their statewide convention and a possible endorsement in the race for governor. Plus, a preview of next week's gubernatorial debate with Chuck Todd of NBC's Meet the Press. And we discuss the birth of "Outlaw Pruitt" and accusations made against a Los Angeles Democratic congressman. With John Myers, Seema Mehta and Melanie Mason of the Los Angeles Times.

  • April 27: The Dash for Cash

    April 27: The Dash for Cash

    28/04/2018 Duración: 58min

    On this week's episode, we take a look at brand new campaign finance reports in the race for California governor. Plus, a post-mortem on a major housing proposal that crashed and burned in Sacramento. And the weekly politics lightning round! With John Myers, Melanie Mason and Liam Dillon of the Los Angeles Times.

  • April 20: Its Go Time

    April 20: It's Go Time

    20/04/2018 Duración: 56min

    This week, we take a look at signs that fast dash in California's race for governor has begun -- big money and big endorsements. We also discuss this week's saga (again) of California's National Guard and its new mission. And another edition of the politics lightning round! With John Myers, Melanie Mason and Seema Mehta of the Los Angeles Times.

  • April 13: High Costs, High Stakes

    April 13: High Costs, High Stakes

    13/04/2018 Duración: 50min

    This week: A sweeping proposal unveiled in Sacramento would put state government in the driver's seat over the cost of healthcare. Plus, Gov. Jerry Brown (sort of) gives President Trump what he wants with the National Guard. And more poll numbers in the governor's race... plus the politics lightning round! With John Myers and Melanie Mason of the Los Angeles Times

  • April 6: Resisting the Resistance

    April 6: Resisting the Resistance

    07/04/2018 Duración: 40min

    This week: A brush fire of opposition to California's sanctuary law burns through Orange County. Plus, we look at the renewed push for a policing accountability law in the wake of a tragic Sacramento shooting. And finally... the California politics lightning round. With John Myers, Melanie Mason and Liam Dillon of the Los Angeles Times.

  • March 23: Madam Pro Tem

    March 23: Madam Pro Tem

    24/03/2018 Duración: 49min

    This week: The ascension of California Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins (D-San Diego). We discuss her leadership style and the possible impacts on policy and politics in Sacramento. Then, we dive deep into the latest poll in the governor's race. And a moment to reflect on the passing of a key player in the agenda of Gov. Jerry Brown. With John Myers and Melanie Mason of the Los Angeles Times.

  • March 16: Trump’s 24 Hours in California

    March 16: Trump’s 24 Hours in California

    17/03/2018 Duración: 53min

    This week: President Trump comes to California, and the political world sizzles. Plus, filing season is now over for statewide and regional races in the Golden State. And some developments on the debate over healthcare reform in Sacramento. Plus, the best of tweeted questions for our lightning round. With John Myers and Melanie Mason of the Los Angeles Times.

  • March 9: United States vs. Edmund G. Brown, Jr.

    March 9: United States vs. Edmund G. Brown, Jr.

    10/03/2018 Duración: 42min

    This week's episode looks at the political firestorm from the Trump administration lawsuit against California's new immigration laws, and the showdown in Sacramento with the U.S. attorney general. We also look at the impact now that the sexual misconduct investigation has been completed involving state Sen. Bob Hertzberg. With John Myers and Melanie Mason of the Los Angeles Times.

  • March 2: Democrats vs. Democrats

    March 2: Democrats vs. Democrats

    02/03/2018 Duración: 40min

    This week's episode looks back at the biggest battles from the California Democratic Party convention -- which ended in no endorsements in the biggest races. Plus, we discuss the decision of a Republican close to President Trump to drop out of the governor's race. With John Myers and Seema Mehta of the Los Angeles Times.

  • February 23: And Then There Were Three

    February 23: And Then There Were Three

    23/02/2018 Duración: 51min

    This week, we discuss the abrupt resignation of state Sen. Tony Mendoza, just moments before he faced a debate over his expulsion in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. We also preview some of what we're watching at the weekend California Democratic Party convention. With John Myers and Melanie Mason of the Los Angeles Times.

  • February 16: I Am A Candidate

    February 16: I Am A Candidate

    16/02/2018 Duración: 38min

    This week's episode is all campaign news. We discuss two surprise decisions to run for statewide office -- one, a former GOP officeholder and one a dark horse Democrat for governor. Then, we discuss endorsements by California largest labor union. And the lightning round! With John Myers, Melanie Mason and Seema Mehta of the Los Angeles Times

  • February 9: New Law, New Charges

    February 9: New Law, New Charges

    10/02/2018 Duración: 41min

    This week: A female legislator faces sexual misconduct allegations as lawmakers pass a new staff whistleblower act. And we dig into that new public poll in the race for governor -- with two Democratic candidates neck and neck. Analysts: John Myers and Melanie Mason of the Los Angeles Times

  • February 2: The Documents

    February 2: The Documents

    03/02/2018 Duración: 33min

    This week: Legislative officials reveal more than a decade's worth of sexual harassment investigations. Plus, we check in on the new campaign cash totals in the races for California governor and U.S. Senate. With John Myers and Melanie Mason of the Los Angeles Times.

  • January 26: Finales and Fireworks

    January 26: Finales and Fireworks

    27/01/2018 Duración: 01h03min

    This week: Gov. Jerry Brown's final State of the State address seems to talk a lot about a subject (legacy!) he doesn't like to discuss. Plus, we recap a tense state Senate debate over a lawmaker's leave of absence. And we replay the greatest moments from this week's debate between major candidates for governor. With John Myers and Melanie Mason of the Los Angeles Times.

  • January 19: The Immigration Throwdown

    January 19: The Immigration Throwdown

    20/01/2018 Duración: 32min

    This week: A clash over immigration enforcement offers major political flashpoints in California. We then review the most likely items that will appear as November ballot measures. And finally, a little talk about the "down-ticket" statewide races. With John Myers and Melanie Mason of the Los Angeles Times

  • January 12: Political Surprises

    January 12: Political Surprises

    13/01/2018 Duración: 49min

    This week: Gov. Jerry Brown's final state budget plan is another demand to not spend all the cash. Plus, we discuss two major retirements from Congress -- California Republicans Royce and Issa, plus news on the political plans of Steyer and Ose. And... the politics lightning round is back!

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